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As the glitzy center of Tokyo’s nightlife scene, Roppongi is best known for its high-profile dance clubs, high-class restaurants, and high-cover charge bars. But even if you’ve got no interest in dancing, dining, or drinking, there’s a new attraction coming to the neighborhood: the Snoopy Museum.

Set to open in March of 2016, the Snoopy Museum Tokyo is a cooperative effort between local agent Sony Creative Products and the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in California, named for the creator of the comic strip in which the beloved beagle starred. The Snoopy Museum (note the absence of the Peanuts name, which Schulz is said to have never been very fond of) will display original artwork, vintage memorabilia, and other related artifacts on loan from the Research Center on a rotating, six-month basis.

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The Tokyo site will also house a themed cafe (perhaps similar to the one created in conjunction with Tower Records last year) and souvenir shop with exclusive items. Seasonal events will be held for Halloween and Christmas, two holidays that have become extremely popular in Japan and which each served as the basis for a memorable Charlie Brown animated special.

Advance tickets will become available this December, with pricing details yet to be announced. Oddly enough, the Snoopy Museum is being planned as a non-permanent facility, and is tentatively scheduled to close its doors for good in September of 2018, so don’t put off that trip too long.

Museum information
Snoopy Museum Tokyo / スヌーピーミュージアム
Address: Tokyo-to, Minato-ku, Roppongi 5-6

Source: All About, Snoopy official website, Sony Creative Products
Top image: Snoopy official website
Insert image: Sony Creative Products